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After spending 11 years in the minors catcher Cody Clark was called up by the Astros last month. But until last night he was still looking for that elusive first MLB hit. He finally got it in the fifth inning snapping an 0-for-25 hitless streak. Here’s a link to the video.
Matt Dominguez told CSNHouston.com that the ovation for Clark at Minute Maid Park was “the loudest I’ve (heard) for just a hit this year.” Meanwhile Dallas Keuchel called it ” one of the better sights I’ve seen in professional baseball.”
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The Houston Astros had a bit of a hitch during Sunday's Dog Day at Minute Maid Park as the game was delayed for a few minutes when some stragglers from the pregame "Pooch Parade" wouldn't leave the field. Your browser does not support iframes. Since the stadium has a retractable roof, the dog delay represents one of the few game delays in the history of Minute...
Cody Clark gets his first hit Matty D opens it up with a grand slam and the bullpen doesn't slam the door but does get it shut.
The Astros continued their quest to avoid 100 losses on Friday night by winning their fourth in a row and again beating up on the high-powered Anaheim Angels.
Dallas Keuchel's second rough outing in a row was basically the only hard part of this...
Detecting a drop in velocity with his pitches early on, Astros rookie right-hander Paul Clemens knew he had to get creative in order to be effective Sunday afternoon.
He did just that, giving the Astros seven strong innings in a 2-1 loss to the Los Angeles Angels.
Houston, a big league-worst 51-98, is on the verge of becoming the first major league team to reach triple figures...
The Houston Astros needed Brett Oberholtzer to be near-perfect on a night they simply couldn't get much going against Jered Weaver.
Houston's improved offense - which had helped them to four straight wins coming in - was ineffective against Weaver and the Los Angeles bullpen, striking out nine times in a 6-2 loss to the Angels on Saturday night.
The Astros set an American...
Jose Altuve hit a three-run homer and Matt Dominguez's grand slam powered a big fifth inning to give the Houston Astros their fourth straight win, a 9-7 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.
The Astros trailed by 1 entering the fifth before Trevor Crowe singled in two runs to put Houston up 5-4. Dominguez then hit his 20th homer off the wall in left field to extend...
Table of Contents
Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of the Daily Notes.
1. Chris Carter’s Record Strikeout Rate in Context
2. Today’s MLB.TV Free Game
3. Today’s Complete Schedule
Chris Carter’s Record Strikeout Rate in Context
Of late, the author has encountered more than one concerned internet citizen making a comment to the effect that Houston corner...
HOUSTON (AP) -- Jose Altuve hit a three-run homer and Matt Dominguez's grand slam powered a big fifth inning to give the Houston Astros their fourth straight win, a 9-7 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night. The Astros trailed by 1 entering the fifth before Trevor Crowe singled in two runs to put Houston up 5-4. Dominguez then hit his 20th homer off the wall in...
Jerome Williams won a third straight start for the first time since April 2004, and the Los Angeles Angels beat Houston 2-1 Sunday to send the Astros to their 98th loss of the season.
Houston, a big league-worst 51-98, is on the verge of becoming the first major league team to reach triple figures in losses in three consecutive seasons since Kansas City from 2004-06. The Astros...
FRIDAY, 9/13: Jason Vargas vs. Dallas Keuchel: Kicking them while they're down.
Dallas Keuchel is coming off one of his worst starts this season while Vargas is starting to hit a nice streak since coming off the DL. Vargas just killed Texas, so I'm guessing he can keep that magic alive against the city of Houston. Dallas&...